A sneak peek at the August issue
Q3 real estate report: Senior housing loses steam to recession
While some major senior housing projects have opened, others have stalled due to the financing crunch and lower demand. The good news is there has never been a better time to retire to a Colorado retirement community.
By David Lewis
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The future of influence, part 2: Defining trends
As we think through the trend lines that will govern tomorrow's influence brokers, we begin to see a radically different world emerging. This is a sport where only the most agile can play -- and the smaller your niche, the greater your chances of survival will be.
By Thomas Frey and Raymond Alvarez
Colorado's slice of Treasury's $3 billion renewable energy pie
While the Treasury expects 5,000 projects nationwide to apply and receive approximately $3 billion in renewable energy grants, one might expect a decent portion of these projects (and these grants) to be located in Colorado.
By Adam Cohen
A parent's letter to my children in school
Recognize that the only limits you face are those you set for yourself. Strive for excellence ... not perfection; and don't forget to have fun.
By Jeff Thredgold
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Colorado Sustainable Design Awards
Celebrate the state's best architecture
ColoradoBiz wants to recognize statewide building projects that exemplify social, environmental and economic sustainability. The magazine is now accepting applications for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, a program launched in partnership with the American Institute for Architects (AIA Colorado), the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado) and United States Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter (USGBCC).
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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.